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Lamorinda weekend reading

By Jonathan Morales
Friday, July 16th, 2010 at 5:12 pm in Uncategorized.

Happy election season! Don’t forget to get your shopping done early. And keep it tuned to the Lamorinda Sun blog for updates on who’s thinking about running for office in Lamorinda (in Orinda, it’s a LOT). The news this week: One Acalanes school board member says she’s not running again, while a Measure A campaign co-chair throws her hat into the race.

Lots of Lafayette news. They’ve released their updated housing element amid criticism from affordable housing advocates. On Monday, the council voted against putting charter city and transfer tax measures on the ballot. And this reporter took a look at just how much parcel tax you’d need to make a dent in Lafayette’s road problem. Finally, the lineup for Rock the Plaza has been released.

In response to some residents who want more input on the downtown plan, Orinda has scrapped Planning Commission meetings on the topic in favor of workshops.

Firefighters respond to a tw0-alarm home blaze in Orinda.

Paleontologists digging at the Caldecott fourth bore site find some really, really old stuff.

Finally, Bruce Burns officially takes the reins as superintendent of the Moraga School District.

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